April 16, 2024
Reanne Acasio and Anita D., at “Celebrating Neighborhood Voices” a part of the Powers New Voices Pageant in 2019. Picture credit score: Wealthy Soublet II.

The Outdated Globe will current the eleventh annual Powers New Voices Pageant, a three-day occasion with readings of 10 new American performs by rising and award-winning playwrights.

The free competition, together with new works by San Diegans, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday within the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, a part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Middle in Balboa Park.

Reservations for tickets can be found on-line or by calling Ticket Providers at (619) 234-5623. A line for standby seating will type half-hour earlier than every efficiency.

“Celebrating Neighborhood Voices,” a night of brief works created by San Diego playwrights via the Globe’s arts engagement applications, is scheduled to open the weekend. The night will characteristic readings of six 10-minute performs by native artists MG Inexperienced, Marie Vasari Hislop, Eliza Hugee, Ms. JHawk, Brian T. Josten and Ric Scales.

The primary of 4 full-length new American play readings follows. At 4 p.m. Saturday see Emerson Loses Her ‘Miand’ by Laura Winters, adopted by the Globe-commissioned Nice by Inda Craig-Galván at 7:30 p.m. 

At 4 p.m. Sunday, The Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx/Latine Vote by Bernardo Cubría will likely be carried out, adopted by and one other Globe fee, Empty Journey by Keiko Inexperienced, at 7:30 p.m.

“The Powers New Voices Pageant enters its second decade as probably the most compelling and distinctive celebrations of American playwriting,” mentioned Creative Director Barry Edelstein. “For 10 years the Globe’s funding in new work for the American stage via commissions, workshops and productions has resulted in main contributions to the nationwide repertoire.”